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  • Game, set, match: Northampton names tennis courts after long-time coach

    Game, set, match: Northampton names tennis courts after long-time coach
    Eileen Carbone gave 40 years of her life as a teacher and tennis coach to the Northampton Area School District, and officials on Monday made sure her legacy will be remembered every time a green fuzzy ball hits one of their courts. Carbone, 72, who...
  • Financial literacy instruction can improve student attendance [Letter]

    Financial literacy instruction can improve student attendance [Letter]
    In his recent commentary, "Chronic absences plague Baltimore" (Sept. 5), Jonathon Rondeau zeros in on a problem that has vexed principals and teachers alike — chronic school absences. The numbers put forth by Mr. Rondeau are staggering with...
  • Students part of Be Kind to Humankind Week

    We are not avatars or emoticons, but real people. This message is stressed to students at Broward Virtual School and was the underlying theme behind its recent participation in Be Kind to Humankind Week. The worldwide initiative features a different...
  • Law professors to debate executive prerogative at CNU

    Law professors to debate executive prerogative at CNU
    Christopher Newport University's Center for American Studies marks Constitution Day with a debate about executive prerogative – that's the right (or not) of a president and others in the executive branch to resist subpoenas from Congress or courts....
  • Readers speak out about iPads at Lake Minneola High

    A recent column about the school district failing to add properly and having to make an "emergency" purchase of 250 iPads for Lake Minneola High students who didn't have one sparked response from readers. Administrators at the "iPad school"...
  • Islamic Foundation continues to serve community

    On a fenced, sprawling 11-acre campus along a nondescript stretch in the city of Sunrise lies the Islamic Foundation of South Florida, a mosque that is working hard to become a powerful force in the community. For the last 25 years, the foundation has...
  • Burbank Unified to consider later start times

    Burbank Unified to consider later start times
    Noting a suggestion from a local mom, the Burbank school board has agreed to discuss later start times for middle and high school students, an idea gaining nationwide momentum following the American Academy of Pediatrics' endorsement. Last month, the...
  • More on Florida Virtual School

    More on Florida Virtual School
    A closer look at the Florida Virtual School: What is it? Florida Virtual School is an online public school serving grades K-12 in Florida for free. Out-of-state and international students can take classes through FLVS Global at a cost of $400 per...
  • Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting

    Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting
    As the Board of Education gave its blessing last week to Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million capital budget request, officials said some projects in the budget may affect coming redistricting efforts in the Annapolis area. Two elementary...
  • Gloucester teacher surprised with region's top honors

    GLOUCESTER – Gloucester County's reigning top teacher Jennifer Worrell said she was stunned Wednesday morning to learn she has been named Region 3 Teacher of the Year. Worrell was surprised with the news in front of her fourth grade class at...
  • Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation
    Newport News and Hampton both saw fewer schools in their divisions fully accredited by the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eleven schools in Newport News were fully accredited for this school year,...